West Mesa High School

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6701 Fortuna Rd Nw

Albuquerque, NM 87121

(505) 831-6993

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 1,571

Students Per Teacher: 17

Parent Reviews

12 Parent Reviews for West Mesa High School

This school is very dis organized when it comes to registration and scheduling. Called several departments BEFORE school was due to begin. Wanted to know basic information. Registration date, etc. NO ONE EVER ANSWERED THE PHONES IN ALL DEPTS! People were there! We saw them when my husband had to finally ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/02/11

They give too much attention to the trouble makers n dont equalize the money spent on sports!

Posted by a student on 08/07/09

To much attention given to the trouble makers and not enough to the brighter students.

Posted by a parent on 08/06/09

I am of 2 minds about it. First, the teachers are great. It's hard to be a teacher at this school, but the teachers are dedicated to giving their all to try and help these students succeed. It is difficult for many reasons. The student body is incredibly large, and undisciplined. There are exceptions, ...  Read more

Posted by a teacher on 02/10/09

i went there for three years and i thought it was the best school ever it was fun the teachers are good specially ms. Bussey. They have good programs there and its a great school to be in you just have to do your work like your supposed to.

Posted by a student on 11/07/08

West Mesa is a great school I am currently a Senior here and have been going here all 4 years of my high school education. The teachers are great especially Ms. Glauner, Mr. DiGregorio, and Mr. See. I am so glad that I came to this school I have learned so much in my time here. They have great clubs ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 08/21/08

West Mesa is a terrible school. It's straight up dangerous and when I went there, I absolutely hated it. Teachers are underpaid and never assited me with anything I needed help with. Students were rude and extracurricular programs were virtually non existant. I transferred to La Cueva High School this ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 02/21/08

As a graduate of West Mesa I am proud that my sons are now going to West Mesa. Yes the school might be overcrowed but the teachers are very professional and always willing to help. There are some great teachers like Mr Westerberg and Ms Glauner.

Posted by a parent on 11/21/07

I've had two sons graduate from this High School and have a gradchild currently attending. What I've noticed as a parent is that the atletics programs are in desperate need of equipment and in some cases leadership. Teachers are always willing to go the extra mile to help students who want to be helped. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/27/05

As a former student of West Mesa agree that the Principle leadership is almost nonexistant. The teachers are truly under paid for their work, they were always there for me whenever I needed them. The extracurricular activities are there for whoever wants to be involved. Overall my experience as a ...  Read more

Posted by a former student on 06/05/05

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Test scores for West Mesa High School

NMHSSA* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2011
West Mesa High School
Albuquerque Public Schools
New Mexico
* In 2010-2011 New Mexico used the New Mexico High School Standards Assessment (NMHSSA) to test students in grade 11 in reading, math, science and social studies. The NMHSSA is a standards-based test, which means that it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined by the state of New Mexico. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

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Albuquerque schools — West Mesa High School is located at 6701 Fortuna Rd Nw, Albuquerque NM 87121. 6701 Fortuna Rd Nw is in the 87121 ZIP code in Albuquerque, NM The school district for West Mesa High School is the Albuquerque Public Schools. West Mesa High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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